EuroMillions Lottery: The Winners and Losers

Teenager Wins Lottery, Hands Cash to Parents

A teenage lottery winner from the US has collected his prize and handed most of it straight to his parents! The anonymous 19-year-old from Michigan won $500,000 on a lottery scratchcard, a massive win, but he says although he’s taken $5,000 to invest he’s given the rest to his parents as gratitude for everything they […]

Vote for Your Favourite Lottery Project Now

The National Lottery is giving players the chance to decide which organisations receive lottery funding this year. The People’s Project is open and you could help a project local to you receive a share of £3,000,000 in cash for good causes. The National Lottery have teamed up with the Big Lottery Fund and ITV to […]

London Lottery Player Could Lose Cash and Holiday

A lottery player from London is in danger of losing a life-changing lottery prize, and a life-changing adventure to boot! A ticket from the 27th September EuroMillions draw is still unclaimed, and the winner has less than two weeks to claim. The EuroMillions ticket in question was sold in the London Borough of Hillingdon for […]

Single Ticket Holder Scoops €80,000,000 EuroMillions Prize

The EuroMillions jackpot has seen a month of rollovers, the last jackpot winner back on 21st February. By Tuesday night that top prize had rolled to a massive €80,000,000, but will roll no more as one player matches all the winning numbers, scooping the entire prize! We don’t have much news about the winner yet […]

New York Couple Win $10,000,000 Scratch Off

A couple from Poughkeepsie, north of New York City have made lottery history becoming the biggest winners ever in the state of New York after scooping $10,000,000 on a lottery scratch off! The couple, who so far remain anonymous decided to buy a $30 ticket for a special 50th anniversary scratch off game last week […]

More Misery for Lotto Winning Teenager

Lotto winning teenager Jane Parks has barely been out of the news in recent weeks. After winning a £1,000,000 prize with her first ever lottery purchase aged 17, Ms Parks threatened to sue Camelot for ruining her life. In recent weeks we’ve seen her miss flights, retract her threats to the lottery organisers and appear […]

Jealous sister shoots jackpot winning brother in head

Jealous sister shoots jackpot winning brother in head

Jeffery Dampier won $20 million in the Illinois Lottery in 1996. Jeffery had grown up poor and was very generous with his winnings, but in scenes later echoed by the infamous case of Abraham Shakespeare he until he was kidnapped and murdered by his sister-in-law, Victoria Jackson in 2005. After Jeffery won the lottery in 1996 he moved […]

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Plumber Nets Big Lotto Win, Goes Straight Back to Work

Hardworking plumber John Doherty might have thought about hanging up his spanners and taking life a bit more easily when he won the lottery back in July, no one would have blamed him. But quitting work is not for him as he was seen out this week renewing his training to continue as a gasman. […]

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UK Heritage Sites to Receive Huge Lotto Payout

We always hear stories about people who have bought a lottery ticket and won a big prize, but it’s not the only way to get a big lottery payout, as British heritage sites have learned this week. The National Lottery heritage fund has announced that they are to pay out £48,000,000 to various projects in […]

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Lottery winner turns his love of Whiskey into a global business

When you think of some of the crazy things lottery winners have splashed out on with their booty, certain spoils spring immediately to mind from stories here at There was Paul and Thea Bristow, who spent some of their £15 million Lotto haul on buying up a 7-acre wood to save it from greedy […]

Mirlande Wilson

Memory loss of bare faced lie? What happened to Mirlande’s winning ticket…

Mirlande Wilson is one of the more fascinating lottery winners we have featured here at, after her claims of winning the big prize were brought into question when her ticket failed to show up. Wilson, 37, claimed that she was one of the lucky few US citizens to have become an instant multi-millionaire and bag […]

Mearle and Patricia Butler

Three amigos pocket an eyewatering $218m MegaMillions lottery win

We see some big old jackpots reported here at Euro Millions but Merle and Patricia Butler went down in lottery winning folklore when they won an astounding $218.6 million on the Mega Millions lottery in March, 2012. The sixty something couple from Red Bull, Illinois, shared the stunning jackpot prize of $656 million with an […]

Mary Wollens

Sweet dreams are made of…$16 Million lottery wins!

For most people, dreams consist of falling from tall buildings and waking up just before you hit the ground, scoring the winning goal in the World Cup Final, or going to a music festival run exclusively by the RAC where Elton John is wondering around accompanied by an entourage of girls pulling cars out of […]

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World’s luckiest man escapes death multiple times and then wins lotto

Sometimes there are stories that are so unbelievable, top Hollywood producers on the lookout for the next blockbuster inspiration take one look at those extraordinary true-life tales and say: “Actually, we think we’ll pass. It’s just too damned ridiculous.” One of those tales to make it onto surely destined for the movie exec’s rubbish […]

Sharing a $390 million win on the MegaMillions lottery

Eddie Nabors and married couple Elaine and Harold Messner have gone down as some of the most envied people on the planet after they struck lucky by sharing a staggering $390 million Mega Millions jackpot back in March, 2007. Nabors, from Georgia, was just a simple 52 year old man working as a truck driver […]

Adriana Almeida

Gold digger widow accused of murdering Brazilian lotto winner

One of the most fascinating lottery winner stories reported here on is that of Renne Senna who was murdered by two hooded men in a bar in the Brazilian capital city of Rio back in January 2007. Renne’s turbulent story began in July 2005 when he was announced as the solitary winner of the Brazilian national […]

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South Korean lotto winner loses it ‘Gangnam Style’

However, one of the targets of his satirical techno ditty could well have been a humble shop worker called Janite Lee, a Korean-American who won a fortune in the lottery – and promptly blew the lotto. Lee, who emigrated from South Korea as a child, was working in a wig shop when she bagged the […]